After a hard-fought, four-year battle before the United States Trademark Trial and Appeal Board (TTAB) with the United States Olympic Committee, in a precedent setting decision, we successfully defended our client Tempting Brands’ application to register the mark PIERRE DE COUBERTIN.
Myanmar has adopted a new trademark legislation, changing its regime from “first to use” to “first to file”. This is significant because the new law awards trademark rights and priority to the applicants who are first to apply for registration of their marks, over those who were first to use the mark in commerce. A…
The choice between “Leave” and “Remain” seemed very simple, but as demonstrated by the three and a half years that it took to negotiate an exit, getting on with Brexit is proving to be very complicated.
While also complicated, the impact of Brexit on Intellectual Property rights is settled.